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  • Opit, G.P.; Arthur, F.H.; Bonjour, E.L.; Jones, C.L.; Phillips, Thomas W. (2011-10-25)
    Field experiments were conducted in 2007 and 2008 to evaluate heat treatment for disinfestations of empty concrete elevator silos. A Mobile Heat Treatment Unit was used to introduce heat into silos to attain target conditions ...
  • Schoneweis, D.A.; Allee, G.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    Two trials involving 33 litters of pigs and more than 1,300 blood samples demonstrated that feeding iron proteinate (250 PPM) to the sows during the last one-third of gestation and lactation is not an effective way to ...
  • Simms, D.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Tonn, S.; Schalles, R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-12-15)
    Lutalyse aborted 86.7% of heifers 40 to 100 days pregnant. Of four heifers tested at 101 to 150 days pregnant, all aborted. Open heifers gained faster (P<.05) than heifers that either were aborted or pregnant at slaughter. ...
  • Subramanyam, Bhadriraju; Boina, Dhana Raj; Sehgal, Blossom; Lazzari, Fernanda (2015-03-17)
    The efficacy of partial treatment of wheat with spinosad against adults of the lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica (F.), was evaluated by mixing spinosad-treated and untreated wheat kernels in varying proportions. ...
  • Willmott, Amy L.; Cloyd, Raymond A.; Zhu, Kun Yan (2013-04-12)
    Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis Pergande is a commonly encountered and economically important insect pest of greenhouses. Greenhouse producers typically apply pesticides as mixtures to mitigate western ...
  • Fink, G.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Ninety Angus crossbred steers originating from northwestern Nebraska and averageing 440 lb. were used to evaluate the efficacy of Trolene 40 insecticidal premix to control cattle grubs in feedlot cattle. Thirty steers were ...
  • Greene, G.L.; Cilek, J.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-15)
    Release of parasitic wasps has resulted in stable fly reductions averaging 28, 42 and 38% for 1991, 1992, and 1993, respectively, with considerable variation from feedlot to feedlot. Costs for parasites plus ...
  • Schoneweis, D.A.; Kennedy, G.A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    Forty-eight feeder pigs were used in an experiment to determine Virginiamycin's effectiveness in preventing swine dysentery. Thirteen of 24 controls and one of 24 that received the antibiotic at either 25 or 50 grams per ...
  • Gow, L.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-23)
    As the structure of the beef industry changes, understanding its efficiency, cost, and profitability relationships is important. This study evaluates the relative efficiency of a sample of Kansas farm backgrounding ...
  • Stryker, L.; Jones, R.; Langmeier, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-06)
    For the beef industry to be economically competitive with other meat industries, it is essential that individual producers strive for the most efficient, highest quality, least cost production possible. A sample of 26 ...
  • Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    A feeding trial utilizing one-hundred and twelve growing-finishing Duroc pigs was conducted to evaluate the effect of buquinolate (0, 30, 60, or 90g/t) in their diets on growth, efficiency, and carcass quality. Pigs fed ...
  • Bailey, E.A.; Preedy, G.W.; Pacheco, L.A.; Jaeger, John R.; Waggoner, Justin W.; Olson, K. C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013-03-19)
    Early weaning can be used by cow-calf producers to reduce stocking rates by 20% to 30% during drought. Ranchers may be reluctant to wean early because of reduced calf weights and reduced revenue compared with weaning ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-29)
    Efficient utilization of nutrients is a must on modern dairies. Most of the phosphorus arriving at the dairy will either be found in purchased feedstuffs or commercial fertilizer used to raise grain and forage for the ...
  • Bolte, Kati; Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-18)
    Buyers and sellers of livestock come together at livestock auction markets to discover prices in a public setting. Livestock markets may differentiate themselves by offering electronic individual animal identification and ...
  • Phebus, Randall C.; Sevart, Nicholas J.; Baumann, Nicholas W.; Phebus, Randall K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2014-06-06)
    Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are a group of bacteria that cause an estimated 265,000 illnesses, 3,600 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths annually in the United States. STEC are frequently associated with ...
  • Knapp, Alan K.; Bargmann, Naomi; Maragni, Laura A.; McAllister, Christine A.; Bremer, Dale J.; Ham, Jay M.; Owensby, Clenton E. (2009-01-23)
    In central U.S. grasslands, plant and ecosystem responses to elevated CO2 are most pronounced when water availability is limited. In a northeast Kansas grassland, responses to elevated CO2 in leaf area, number, development, ...
  • Nichols, David A.; Pollmann, D.S.; Olson, W.G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-30)
    Records of approximately 11,000 boars and 6,000 gilts enrolled in the KSU on-farm swine test program were summarized. Both boars and gilts reached 220 lbs 5 days sooner in 1980 than 1970. Of the traits evaluated, the largest ...
  • Heidker, J.; Ilg, H.; Bolsen, K.; Behnke, Keith C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-12-15)
    ELPWA (a lactobacillus inoculant with antioxidant), molasses, or both combined were evaluated as additives to high moisture sorghum grain ensiled in concrete stave silos. ELPWA treated grain had the greatest temperature ...
  • Carmill, J.A.; Zarkouny, S.E.; Hensley, B.A.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-03)
    Rates of embryo survival in lactating dairy cows were assessed in three separate studies. Based on pregnancy diagnoses 27 to 29 days after timed inseminations, survival to days 40 to 50 or day 57, depending on the study, ...
  • Blair, R.M.; Coughlin, C.M.; Minton, J. Ernest; Davis, Duane L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-26)
    The primary objective of this study was to determine if embryo survival in gilts and primiparous sows was related to variations in the periovulatory profiles of estradiol- 17β, progesterone, and luteinizing hormone. A ...

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